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International safeguards for children in sports

Children have the right to participate in sport in a safe and enjoyable environment.

01 October 2014

A draft set of Standards (now called Safeguards) were developed by a partnership of organisations working together for the Beyond Sport Summit in London, 2012. These were further developed through an extensive piloting phase over the next 2 years. The finalised version of the Safeguards was launched at BeyondSport in October 2014. They lay the foundations for a holistic approach to ensuring children’s safety and protection in all sports contexts internationally.

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